There are 8 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barnstaple by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Reading  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

$133 - $250

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London to Heathrow Airport London National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Barnstaple National Express

$80 - $109

6 alternative options

Train South Western Railway  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

$96 - $161

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barnstaple 211.7 miles

$45 - $70

Fly London Gatwick to Bristol, train  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Bristol (BRS) LGW - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

$112 - $381

Fly London Gatwick to Exeter, train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Exeter (EXT) LGW - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter Central to Barnstaple

$209 - $459

Fly London Gatwick to Cardiff, train  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Cardiff (CWL) LGW - CWL
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
  4. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

$134 - $461

Train to London City, fly to Exeter, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter Central to Barnstaple

$103 - $344

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Barnstaple, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barnstaple via Reading and Exeter St Davids in around 5 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barnstaple via Heathrow Airport London in around 6 h 51 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Newquay, Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Jersey
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from London Gatwick to Cardiff via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from London Gatwick to Cardiff via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from London Gatwick to Cardiff via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from London Gatwick to Cardiff via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from London Gatwick to Cardiff via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from London Gatwick to Cardiff via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Venice
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Basel
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Alicante
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from London Gatwick to Cardiff via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Mahon
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Cardiff via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Cardiff via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Cardiff via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Cardiff via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $28
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Reading to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $150
Train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $45
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from Exeter Central to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $45
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barnstaple?

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Barnstaple is 272 km. The road distance is 339 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barnstaple?

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barnstaple is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 40 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barnstaple?

The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barnstaple is to drive which takes 3 h 40 min and costs £30 - £50.

Is there a direct train between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Barnstaple?

No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barnstaple. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Barnstaple via Reading and Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 51 min.

Is there a direct bus between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Barnstaple?

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barnstaple. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London and arriving at Barnstaple via Heathrow Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 51 min.

How long does it take to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barnstaple?

It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barnstaple, including transfers.

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